Investments

Chicago Set to Toss Fossil Fuel Companies from Investment Portfolio

Chicago Set to Toss Fossil Fuel Companies from Investment Portfolio

The Chicago City Council has voted to pull investments in fossil fuel companies, with $70 million in bonds already removed from the portfolio in the last 18 months through maturities or sales.  “When I first took office, I chose to divest from fossil fuels to protect the health of our residents, our city and our…

April 5, 2022
Asia Pacific Coal Power Investments Seen Outpacing Natural Gas into 2030s

Asia Pacific Coal Power Investments Seen Outpacing Natural Gas into 2030s

Wind, solar and natural gas have the brightest future in Asia Pacific power generation, although coal is not going anywhere soon, according to experts at Wood Mackenzie. “Asia Pacific power generation investments are leading the world and expected to hit $2.4 trillion in the current decade, with renewables accounting for over half, or $1.3 trillion…

June 23, 2021
Equinor Dominates in Renewable Investments While Other Oil Majors Face Capex Cuts

Equinor Dominates in Renewable Investments While Other Oil Majors Face Capex Cuts

Over the next five years, the world’s oil majors are expected to invest up to $17.5 billion into solar and wind energy projects, a Rystad Energy analysis projected.

June 1, 2020
Global Oil, Gas Investments Facing ‘Unparalleled Decline,’ with Shale, Tight Resource Funding Slumping Sharply

Global Oil, Gas Investments Facing ‘Unparalleled Decline,’ with Shale, Tight Resource Funding Slumping Sharply

The Covid-19 crisis, unsurprisingly, has caused global energy investments to fall more than ever, with “serious implications” for security and the transition to alternative fuels, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said Wednesday.

May 27, 2020

BlackRock to Allocate Less to Fossil Fuels, More to Sustainable Prospects

BlackRock Inc. founder and CEO Larry Fink this week said the company will shift how investments are allocated and exit stocks that “present a high sustainability-related risk,” including from some fossil fuel projects.

January 15, 2020
U.S. Spending in Upstream Onshore, Power Grid Tops Global Energy Investments

U.S. Spending in Upstream Onshore, Power Grid Tops Global Energy Investments

Global energy investments stabilized last year ending a three-year drought, with capital spending on natural gas, oil and coal surging, while expenditures stalled for energy efficiencies and renewables, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA).

May 14, 2019

Black Hills Raises Capex, Eschews More Natural Gas Utility Deals

Black Hills Corp., with operations in eight states, has increased its five-year capital investment plans to $2.8 billion to focus on consolidating multiple natural gas utilities.

May 8, 2019

Ohio’s Utica Investments Continued Climbing Last Year

Newly released data from Cleveland State University’s (CSU) Energy Policy Center shows that investments in Ohio’s Utica Shale have reached $74 billion since 2011, when the first unconventional commercial production was reported and the school began tracking the play’s economic impacts.

April 24, 2019

Texas, Oklahoma Said Top Two Most Attractive Places Worldwide for Oil, Natural Gas Investments

Nine of the world’s top 10 places to invest in global oil and gas are in the United States, including eight states, according to the Fraser Institute’s annual survey.

November 29, 2018

ExxonMobil Missed on Natural Gas Prices, Says Tillerson

ExxonMobil Corp. investors have been a little antsy about all of the capital investments over the past five years with seemingly little to show for it, CEO Rex Tillerson said last week. He acknowledged that a lot of money has been invested in projects yet to bear fruit and said the company’s forecast on U.S. natural gas prices didn’t hit the mark.

June 3, 2013
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